290 women and 193 children each year

We provided advice, emotional support, secure accomodation and safety planning

46 different cultural backgrounds

We provide services to clients who come from 46 linguistic and cultural backgrounds

1 woman is killed almost every week

One woman is killed in Australia by a partner or ex-partner almost every week (Source DVRCV 2015)


Will purchase a pair of WARM PYJAMAS for a child when they arrive at late at night at the refuge


Will purchase a SCHOOL PACK including backpack, lunchbox and drink bottle for a child starting at a new school


Will purchase a LINEN PACK to provide fresh sheets, doona, pillow and towels for our clients when they first arrive at the refuge


Will purchase a FRESH START HOME PACK that includes cutlery, kettle and toaster when our clients move into more stable accommodation


Will enable a Kara House support worker to receive ongoing SPECIALISED CHILDREN'S TRAINING


Will allow us to carry out vital REFURBISHMENTS to the Kara House refuge

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MOVING ON Family Violence Support Group starts February 2020

The next MOVING ON Family Violence Support Group will be starting on Wednesday February 12 from 10am to 12pm. It's FREE and over 6 weeks enjoy relaxation activities like music therapy as well as educational group discussions.

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